Opioid dependent persons in pharmacotherapy: Blood borne viruses and cancer risk

This project utilises health record linkage to quantify the risk of cancer in opioid dependent people registered for pharmacotherapy in NSW. We will examine the relationship between cancer risk and infection with the blood-borne viruses hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.

Project team

Professor Claire Vajdic
Medicine & Health
Professor Limin Mao
Arts, Design & Architecture

Key contact

Medicine & Health
+61 2 9385 1424